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  1. 8 February 2024 - Humanities

    ‘Dear John’: Taylor’s responsibility to her Swifties

    Taylor Swift has redefined fan engagement in the digital age, which comes with a responsibility to call out bad behaviour, says University of Melbourne expert.

  2. 8 February 2024 - Legal Affairs

    ‘Picture to burn’: The law probably won’t protect Taylor (or other women) from deepfakes

    Legal redress is hard to come by – even if you're Taylor Swift – if you're a victim of an AI deepfake pornography and abuse, says University of Melbourne expert

  3. 8 February 2024 - Humanities

    ‘...Ready for it?’: How Taylor is changing modern society

    Celebrities – like Taylor Swift – are increasingly lending their fame to socio-political issues, taking fans with them, explain University of Melbourne experts.

  4. 8 February 2024 - Engineering & Technology

    ‘Anti-hero’: A philosophical take on Taylor’s existential authenticity

    A University of Melbourne expert asks what it means to be ‘authentic’ when you are a mega-celebrity, like Taylor Swift, in the digital age

  5. 8 February 2024 - Humanities

    ‘The Man’: Taylor’s feminism could go so much further

    Taylor Swift’s ‘The Man’ should go further for feminism - focusing instead on not making ‘alpha male’ the standard, say University of Melbourne expert.

  6. 8 February 2024 - Humanities

    ‘The 1’: Something’s been forgotten in the Kanye-Taylor feud

    Although Taylor Swift was the ‘victim’ of Kanye West's 2009 VMA’s “I’mma let you finish” moment, Beyoncé lost out too, says University of Melbourne expert.

  7. 8 February 2024 - Humanities

    ‘Fearless’: How Taylor Swift is owning her narrative

    From her teenage crushes to feuds, Taylor Swift uses confession and narrative to shape the public story of her life, explains a University of Melbourne expert.

  8. 8 February 2024 - Humanities

    ‘Blank Space’: What if AI wrote the songs?

    Taylor Swift fans love the honesty, vulnerability and relatability of her lyrics – but, University of Melbourne experts ask, what if AI wrote the words?